Originally featured on BroadcastEngineering.com
Advanced Digital Services adds Snell Alchemist Ph.C-HD
Advanced Digital Services (ADS) in Hollywood, CA, has added Snell's Alchemist Ph.C-HD motion-compensated standards converter to its HD video service offerings.
Alchemist Ph.C-HD is a complete one-box solution that meets the needs of current and emerging broadcast conversion standards and HD display technologies. It offers cross-conversion, upconversion and downconversion of constant and varying frame rates, including 1080p.
In addition to handling 16 channels of PCM audio, Alchemist Ph.C-HD is Dolby E ready and includes an integral audio delay to eliminate audio-video sync errors. It features the ability to convert between all commonly used HD broadcast standards and formats and has been designed to accommodate new standards as they emerge.